Code of Conduct
Definitions, violations and crimes
Applicable to both on-duty and off-duty interations regarding Avantus
II. Crimes Against Persons
III. Crimes Against Military
A crime is defined as any behavior that violates regulations regarding to Avantus or Roblox.
A person acts intentionally when they deliberately cause or engage in a specific behavior.
A person acts knowingly when they are aware of the nature of their behavior and the possible outcomes of such behavior.
A person acts negligently when they fail to recognize the nature of their behavior and the possible outcomes of such behavior.
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A person is guilty of harassment when they intentionally or knowingly place negative pressure on another individual. Punishment for harassment is dependent on the severity of the case.
A person is guilty of defamation when they intentionally, knowingly, or negligently engage in behavior that damages the reputation of another member. Punishment for harassment is dependent on the severity of the case.
A person is guilty of impersonation when they intentionally or knowingly pretend to be another person. Punishment for harassment is dependent on the severity of the case.
A person is guilty of external harassment when they intentionally, knowingly or negligently engage in behavior that causes another member to:
- Be the victim of a DDoS attack
- Be scammed
- Be harassed in real life, on Roblox or on Discord
**External Harassment is punishable by a rank lock to Major If an Officer or rank lock to Conscript If a LR/MR.
A person is guilty of solicitation when they, with intent for another person to commit a crime, request, command, or otherwise cause another person to commit such crime. Solicitation is punishable by a demotion.
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A person is guilty of misconduct when they intentionally, knowingly or negligently behave in an unprofessional manner and/or cause others to do the same. Misconduct is applicable to TeamSpeak 3, Discord, the group wall, and Events. Misconduct includes but is not limited to trolling, exploiting, disrupting an event. Misconduct is punishable by a warning.
Public Image Degradation
A person is guilty of public image violation when they intentionally, knowingly or negligently defile the group’s image. Punishment for public image violation is dependent on the severity of the case.
A person is guilty of conspiracy when they, with intent to commit a crime, agree with one or more persons to engage in such behavior. Conspiracy is punishable by a demotion.
A person is guilty of insubordination when they intentionally disobey the orders of a department/division member or a rank of authority in a situation where that authority figure has power over them. Insubordination is punishable by a warning.
A person is guilty of overstepping their authority when they intentionally or knowingly engage in behavior that surpasses the limitations of their rank. Overstepping authority is punishable by a warning.
Common examples; Admin Abuse, Abuse of Discord powers, Abuse in Departments/Divisions. Corruption authority is punishable by a demotion.
A person is guilty of leaking information when they intentionally or knowingly pass on private department, division, or authoritative information to members who do not have the authority to view it. Leaking information is punishable by a suspension.
Conveying to a member that their behavior is wrong and making them aware that if they continue they face harsher punishments.
Reducing a member’s point.
Temporarily removing a member from their rank
Indefinitely removing a member from their rank
Not allowing a member to surpass a specified rank
Completely removing a member from the group and all related instances
Punishments in Regard to Crimes
Under each crime is the minimum severity of punishment to be placed on a member who breaks such crime. Harsher punishments may be imposed if the situation calls for such.
Punishments in Regard to Repeat Offenders
Repeat offenders are defined as those who have committed crimes similar to that which they are being charged with in the past. Repeat offenders should be punished more harshly than those who are committing a crime for the first time. The punishment should be upgraded by at least one level unless otherwise specified.
Punishments in Regard to Officers and Above
Officers and above are held to greater standards than lower ranks, as they are expected to both set an example to lower ranked members and enforce the rules. Violations by Officers are generally handled by the High Council and/or the Justice Department. Violations by High Command members are handled by the High Council or the Commander.